Director, Natural Gas Exploration and Production
Areas of expertise: Oil & gas exploration and production, hydraulic fracturing, energy, carbon capture and sequestration, environmental regulations, surface and subsurface hydrology
Dan Mueller is EDF's Director, Natural Gas Exploration and Production with his efforts focused on reducing impacts to water resources, ecosystems, and human health of natural gas upstream operations including well drilling and construction, hydraulic fracturing, water sourcing, wastewater treatment and recycling, and waste management.
Dan is a registered professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in the environmental field with expertise in the areas of surface water and groundwater resource management; contaminant fate and transport; and forensic evaluation of contaminant source. His experience in the oil and gas arena includes water sourcing for well drilling and completion, flowback and produced water recycling and reuse, baseline water quality studies, and evaluation of potential water resource impacts (groundwater and surface water) resulting from well completion.
- Fellow member of The Air & Waste Management Association (past member of the Board of Directors)
- Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers
B.S., Biology, University of Texas at Austin
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington